Category Archives: Milky Way

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Late Season Milky Way on the Coast of Maine

Late season Milky Way over the coast of Maine. The green color in the sky is from airglow, a natural phenomenon that occurs all over the globe. See this link for more details. The orange […]

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Milky Way Panorama on the Maine Coast

Nikon Z 6 with FTZ lens adapter and 14-24mm f/2.8 lens. Panorama images like this are possible when the Milky Way is lower in the sky, making it possible to shoot single row panorama that […]

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Milky Way Over Homer Wilson Ranch

Nikon Z 6, NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens. The Milky Way and Venus rise over Carousel Mountain and Homer Wilson Ranch in Big Bend National Park in Texas. Venus is the very big bright […]

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Twilight Milky Way Over François

Panorama with Nikon Z 7 and NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens The Milky Way arcs over the incredibly remote village of François, Newfoundland. Nestled into the top of an ocean fjord, François (pronounced “fran-sway”) […]

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Big Bend Blue Hour Bluebonnets and Milky Way

Nikon Z 6 with FTZ adapter and NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8 lens Sometimes even the most simple descriptive titles sound like a Dr. Seuss poem. This shot is from mid-February during the very early part of […]

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The Story Behind: Milky Way Falls

This is one of my favorite shots from back in 2013. Back then, we didn’t have no stinkin’ apps that let you plan Milky Way shots easily on satellite maps like you can with PhotoPills. […]

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The Story Behind: Galactic Cave

I photographed this view of the Milky Way from a sea cave back in February of 2015, but it had been in the planning for about 2 years. A lot of things needed to come […]

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Mini Review of the Nikon Z 7 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

For a few weeks at the end on July and early August I was honored to be one of the few US photographers chosen by Nikon to shoot with a pre-production sample of the brand […]

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Conversation with Matt Payne on the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen Podcast

I had a great time talking with Matt Payne on his F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast! We chatted about night photography, my Alaska road trip last year, and other topics. You can listen to the […]

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3 Hours of Milky Way Editing in 60 Seconds!

Above is a time lapse video of my roughly 3 hour editing session for this photo condensed into 60 seconds. This includes raw image prep in Lightroom, star stacking in Starry Landscape Stacker, blending the […]